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Biology at Wimbledon College

Course description

This course needs a questioning critical approach, good powers of observation and a real interest in the subject.Those with a scientific leaning are at an advantage because biology uses Mathematics and relates to the laws of Physics and Chemistry, hut the syllabus also aims to stand by itself. Practical assessments will be set throughtout and some time spent at a residential field centre.

Entry requirements

To follow the advanced Level 3 route you must have 5 or more GCSEs at Grade C or above. You just have Grade B in the AS level subject options you wish to study or Grade C in applied subject options.

Future opportunities

You could take this course to complement other advanced level courses that may overlap with Biology or to prepare for the A2 part of an Advanced GCE in Biology, which could lead onto higher education in science related subjects or more general higher education courses. With further training, you could go into a job related to Biology such as a Doctor, Nurse, Science Technician or Marine Biologist. You could also go straight into a job as the AS GCE is a recognised qualification that will help you to develop the basic skills, understanding and knowledge that many employers across lots of industries are looking for.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, contact us, ask your Connexions Personal Adviser or school/college careers staff.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Wimbledon College directly.

Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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